Guitar Hero 5

XB360, PS3, WII, PS2 / Other / Release: Sep 1, 2009 / ESRB: T

Cobain's Guitar Hero Cameo Brings Legal Threat; 'Activision Smugly Boasting of Rape,' Says Love

By Chris Faylor, Sep 10, 2009 8:03am PDT

Musician Courtney Love has launched a strongly worded and rather vulgar campaign against the use of her deceased husband's likeness in Guitar Hero...

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"someone please put this crack whore out of her misery. Thank you i advance."

- squeakychimp see all 177 comments

Guitar Hero 5 DLC Palooza: September Schedule, Smash Hits Imports Listed

By Chris Faylor, Sep 02, 2009 12:45pm PDT

Following yesterday's launch of Guitar Hero 5, publisher Activision has provided a handy schedule of all the downloadable tunes coming to the game...

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"Hmm. I'll be getting the Street Sweeper Social Club songs.. Good stuff."

- Tripps see all 6 comments

Guitar Hero 5 Import Feature Snags a Fraction of World Tour Songs

By Nick Breckon, Sep 01, 2009 1:02pm PDT

Though Activision is allowing users to import songs from Guitar Hero World Tour into Guitar Hero 5, the feature currently only extends to 35 of...

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"I think I officially give up at GH and RB. Too many games, too much spent on DLC that I can ..."

- Freon see all 41 comments

First Guitar Hero 5 DLC Brings More Rolling Stones

By Chris Faylor, Aug 19, 2009 8:24am PDT

Publisher Activision today announced the first dedicated downloadable content for Guitar Hero 5 in the form of five live Rolling Stones tracks due...

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"Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu... Though, after all the Who and other RB Live tracks, Id rather prefer ..."

- Masem see all 2 comments

Guitar Hero 5 Song Importing Explained

By Nick Breckon, Aug 11, 2009 5:02pm PDT

The importing of songs from past Guitar Hero games into Guitar Hero 5 will not be similar to the Rock Band 2 importation, Activision has revealed....

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"Just want to add a note here (as I have all 3 games to check): There is a similar "unique ..."

- Masem see all 16 comments

Buy Guitar Hero 5, Get Free Advance Copy of Guitar Hero: Van Halen

By Nick Breckon, Aug 11, 2009 11:04am PDT

Activision is offering an unusual preorder bonus with Guitar Hero 5. By buying the game ahead of time at any retailer, customers will also receive...

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"I like guitar hero. I like van halen. Any free game is awesome to me anyway"

- guitarherofan001 see all 51 comments

See Johnny Cash Play 'Ring of Fire' in Guitar Hero 5

By Chris Faylor, Aug 10, 2009 2:46pm PDT

Forty six years ago, he fell in a burning "Ring of Fire." Now, six years after his death, a virtual rendition of Johnny Cash will commemorate that performance in Guitar Hero 5, with the below trailer offering a glimpse of his in-game cameo and sountrack c

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"Rock Icon Shirley Manson? Really? Let's see... Icon: a person or thing that is uncritically ..."

- Gaughranorama see all 13 comments

Activision: Guitar Hero 5 to Support World Tour, Smash Hits Imports

By Nick Breckon, Aug 07, 2009 4:11pm PDT

With competing product Rock Band 2 allowing the importing of Rock Band 1 on-disc songs, Activision now says that Guitar Hero 5 will follow suit...

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"So can I rent the World Tour disc, and then just pay the fee to import all of those songs to ..."

- LemonJoose see all 12 comments

Guitar Hero 5 Trailer Details New 'Rockfest' Mode

By Nick Breckon, Aug 05, 2009 12:32pm PDT

Neversoft continues to put the "game" in the "rhythm game" genre with the "Rockfest" mode in the upcoming Guitar Hero 5. Rockfest consists of a suite of multiplayer mods that players can apply to a single song, or string together in a playlist

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"Can you create all the members in your band yet? I was surprised it took them as long as it did ..."

- TrustAvidity see all 27 comments

Xbox Live Avatars Playable in Guitar Hero 5

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 31, 2009 6:22am PDT

Xbox 360 rockers will be able to import their Xbox Live avatar as a playable character into Neversoft's rhythm game Guitar Hero 5, publisher...

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"I hope it'll remember who you like to play as in #5. The previous ones seem to forget which ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 16 comments

Guitar Hero 5 Full Track Listing Confirmed

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2009 6:31am PDT

Guitar Hero 5's full track listing is at long last confirmed, as publisher Activision has today announced the final fifteen tracks to feature in...

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"wait, a Stingray in the pic? I thought GH was all Gibson branded instruments"

- RikiTiki2 see all 25 comments

Guitar Hero 5 Trailer Introduces Virtual Shirley Manson

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 29, 2009 11:16am PDT

Garbage frontlady Shirley Manson will be one of the star performers featuring as playable characters in Neversoft's rhythm game Guitar Hero 5, it was announced today. "At the moment it's very hard for rock music to be really heard in mainstream

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"...who? I'm not even going to pretend that I liked garbage enough to know the lead singer. I ..."

- gte879p see all 18 comments

Guitar Hero 5 Trailer Accompanies Confirmed Songs

By Nick Breckon, Jul 22, 2009 11:37am PDT

Activision today confirmed another batch of songs for Guitar Hero 5, all of which were featured in the unofficial list compiled earlier this month by Joystiq. The company also put out an

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"i hope this version doesn't force you to download Subway $5 footlong commercials"

- gyokuro see all 12 comments

Guitar Hero 5 Trailer Outlines New Features

By Nick Breckon, Jul 13, 2009 12:54pm PDT

Having a hard time keeping track of all these music games? You're not alone. This Guitar Hero 5 trailer will help a bit, as it succinctly outlines what to expect from Activision's next rhythmic offering. Guitar Hero 5 hits stores on September 1

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"Is anyone even planning on buying ShitRockBandWannabe 225? I mean, it's really getting abysmal."

- GigiLeCheshire see all 24 comments

More Guitar Hero 5 Songs Confirmed as Unofficial 'Complete' List Emerges

By Chris Faylor, Jul 09, 2009 10:44am PDT

With the September 1 release of Neversoft's multi-instrument music game sequel Guitar Hero 5 nearing, publisher Activision has confirmed a few more...

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"They should've put If you want Peace Prepare for War on there or Lake Bodom, Downfall, Hate Crew ..."

- Alexrose see all 26 comments